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Easily create mailing list and send emails in Excel

Have you ever tried to send emails to a list of email addresses with the same message body but different personalized titles? Actually, this problem can be handled by Mail Merge feature in Word, but the process is too complex and troublesome. However, with Kutools for Excel, the Create Mailing List and Send Emails features can quickly and easily create a mailing list and send emails in Excel.

Create a mailing list in Excel

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arrow blue right bubble Create mailing list in Excel

Only three steps, you can quickly create a full mailing list with Create Mailing List, which is much easier than creating a mailing list in Word.

1. Enable Excel, and click Kutools Plus > Create Mailing List. See screenshot:
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2. In the popping out Creating Mailing List dialog, do as below operations.

1) Check the fields you need in Columns for Mailing list section.

2) Specify the number of attaching files.

3) Choose where you want the Mailing List to be placed, check New Worksheet to place the Mailing List in a new sheet, if you check Existing Worksheet option, you can click  shot select buttonto select a cell to place.
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3. Click Create, then the Mailing List table has been created. See screenshot:
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4. Then you just need to add recipients’ information, relative subjects and attachments’ saving paths in the Mailing List table as below screenshot shown.
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arrow blue right bubble Send Emails from Excel

After creating the Mailing List table and entering the information, you can send personalized emails to multiple recipients with Send Emails feature of Kutools for Excel in Excel.

1. Select the Mailing List table, and click Kutools Plus > Send Emails. See screenshot:
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2. Then in the Send Emails dialog, specify the setting as follows:

1) Specify the recipients, attachments, and subject from each drop-down list.
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2) Choose the field you want to insert in the message body from the drop-down list before Insert Placeholder, and click Insert Placeholder to successfully insert.
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3) Enter and format the message body in the big text board as you need.
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3. Specify the email sending mode. By default, Send email via Outlook is chosen. If you want to specify other email sending mode, please uncheck Send emails via Outlook, and click Outgoing Server Settings option, then click New button in the Outgoing Sever(SMTP) Settings dialog, and specify the outgoing server setting in the popping out dialog. Then you can check Save sent emails to checkbox to save the email items in a folder after sending each time. And you also can specify the sending interval while sending emails based on the mailing list . Click OK, a dialog pops out for you to enter a name and note for the new scheme. Click OK to finish it. See screenshot:
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4. Click Send. A dialog pops out to remind you that how many emails have been sent successfully, click OK to close it. See screenshot:
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Now the emails will be sent through the specified email sending modes.
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1. You can save the current message body as an HTML file by Save to File, and import message body from a certain HTML file by Load from File.
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2. You can use the Outlook's signature settings or send emails from other email addresses by clicking the Options button.
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3. By default, the Send emails via Outlook is checked as email sending mode , which means the emails will be sent by the default account of your Outlook. If you want to send emails from another specific email account before applying this feature, you can click the anchor doc send email 10in Mailing group on the Kutools Plus tab to open the Outgoing Server (SMTP) Settings dialog to set an new account that you want to use to send emails or edit the existed account(s), also you can click Outgoing server settings for common mailboxes to see how to set the mailboxes in a new site. See screenshot:
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Tip: In default, while the Send emails via Outlook checkbox checked, the Use Outlook's signature settings checkbox checked, you can uncheck it as you need.

arrow blue right bubble Configure Email server settings

To send emails using Office365 server:

SMTP Host:
SMTP Port: 25
SSL Protocol: ON
SMTP Username: (your Office365 username)
SMTP Password: (your Office365 password)

To send emails using Gmail serve:

SMTP Host:
SMTP Port: 465
SSL Protocol: ON
SMTP Username: (your Gmail username)
SMTP Password: (your Gmail password)

If you get an error from Google you might also need to enable "less secure apps" in your Google account.

1. Turning on 'less secure apps' settings as mail domain Administrator

1.Open your Google Admin console (
2.Click Security > Basic settings.
3.Under Less secure apps, select Go to settings for less secure apps.
4.In the subwindow, select the Enforce access to less secure apps for all users radio button.
(You can also use the Allow users to manage their access to less secure apps, but don't forget to turn on the less secure apps option in users settings then!)
5.Click the Save button.

2. Turning on 'less secure apps' settings as mailbox user

1.Go to your (Google Account).
2.On the left navigation panel, click Security.
3.On the bottom of the page, in the Less secure app access panel, click Turn on access.
If you don't see this setting, your administrator might have turned off less secure app account access (check the instruction above).
4.Click the Save button.

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    alpesh · 1 years ago
    Attachment is not appended to mail in outlook. Please note that same is specified in mailing list template
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    alpesh nagda · 1 years ago
    Attachment is not appended to mail in outlook. Please not same specified in mailing list
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    Tim · 1 years ago
    Is there a way to do a group mail merge? For example have multiple rows of data (and several columns within that data) for the same recipient? For example customer email / product description / product price / quantity?
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    Tim · 1 years ago
    I cannot get the "insert placeholder" to work - I select the field I want to insert in to the body of the text and click on insert placeholder but it doesn't do anything?
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    Kim · 1 years ago
    Hi, can you send mail merged documents to individual recipients at the same time.
    E.g. Letters addressed to different people sent with the matching email
  • To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished. · 1 years ago
    how can i add due date command to this ? i want to send mails few days before date comes. Thank you in advance
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    Davit · 1 years ago
    How can I add due date command to this ? Thank you in advance
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    Angel Blanco · 1 years ago
    Hi, I wanto to buy the software. I´m working whit a demo. How many mails demo versión send? I wanted to count the processing time of a block of 500 emails and only sent 50. If I buy it I can send unlimited emails?
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    Elien · 2 years ago
    Is it possible to sent the emails from a process mailbox?
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    Andrew · 2 years ago

    Is there a way to time the e-mails? I don't want it to go to spam and it would be nice to set a in between mails of 15s.
  • To post as a guest, your comment is unpublished. · 2 years ago
    Hi Guys. How do I send an email from another outlook account and not my default account?
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    Shan · 2 years ago
    Can we add multiple CC's in the list ?
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    Steven · 3 years ago
    Can you setup an Email 2 for CC or BCC purposes? Can you only send to one email and not CC someone? Anyone!
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      Sunny · 3 years ago
      Hi, Steven, thanks for your suggestion. We have added CC and Bcc fields in Create Mailing List utility in the lastes version Kutools for Excel 18.0, you can download the newest one to have a try.
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    SANDEEP · 3 years ago
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    Jeff1er · 3 years ago
    I used for the first time the mailing list feature to send 100+ message with separate attachments! you saved my night :)

    one small suggestion: shoud it be possible to implement a field CC?

    thanks again!

    Jean-Francois Gautier
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      Rafael · 3 years ago
      CC and BCC would be great